Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Athlon Energy Inc Encana Corp 6,843.2 Encana Corp (Encana) of Canada, through its wholly owned unit, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Athlon Energy Inc (Athlon), a Fort Worth-based oil and gas production and exploration company, for an estimated $6.843 bil, including the assumption of $1.15 billion in liabilities, via agreed offer. Encana offered $58.5 in cash per share. The offer was conditioned upon at least majority of Athlon's shares being tendered.
Oiltanking Partners LP Enterprise Products Partners 4,646.7 Enterprise Products Partners LP (Enterprise) acquired a 65.921% interest, or 15.9 million common LP units and 38.9 million subordinated LP units in Oiltanking Partners LP (Oiltanking ), a Houston-based provider of oil and gas storage and terminal transportation services, from Oiltanking Holding Americas Inc, a unit of Oiltanking GmbH, for $4.647 billion. The consideration consisted of $2.21 billion in cash, the issuance of 54.807 million common shares valued at $2.209 million and the assumption of $228 million in liabilities. The shares were valued based on Enterprise's closing stock price of $40.3 on 30 September 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Concurrently, Enterprise planned to acquire the remaining 34.079% stake which it did not already own in Oiltanking.
TIBCO Software Inc Vista Equity Partners LLC 4,035.7 Vista Equity Partners LLC (Vista) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of TIBCO Software Inc (TIBCO), a Palo Alto-based developer of infrastructure and business intelligence software, for $24 in cash per share or a total of $4.036 billion including liabilities in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in August 2014, TIBCO was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Vista and Thoma Bravo LLC were named rumored bidders.
Apartment Community Portfolio Lone Star Funds 1,800.0 Lone Star Funds acquired the 64 apartment community portfolio of joint venture partners Bell Partners Inc and DRA Advisors LLC for $1.8 billion in cash in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Alios BioPharma Inc Johnson & Johnson 1,750.0 Johnson & Johnson Inc definitively agreed to acquire Alios BioPharma Inc, a San Francisco-based biotechnology company, for an estimated $1.75 billion.
Oiltanking Partners LP Enterprise Products Partners 1,404.3 Enterprise Products Partners LP (Enterprise) planned to acquire the remaining 34.079% stake, or 23.329 million common LP units in Oiltanking Partners LP (Oiltanking), a Houston-based provider of oil and gas storage and terminal transportation services, in a stock swap transaction valued at $1.404 billion. Enterprise offered 1.23 common shares for every Oiltanking LP unit held. Based on Enterprise's closing stock price of $40.3 on 30 September 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Oiltanking common LP unit was valued at $49.569. Concurrently, Enterprise acquired a 65.921% interest, or 15.9 million common LP units and 38.9 million subordinated LP units in Oiltanking.
Wise Metals Intermediate Hldg Constellium NV 1,400.0 Constellium NV of Netherlands definitively agreed to acquire Wise Metals Intermediate Holdings LLC, a Muscle Shoals-based manufacturer of aluminum can stocks and aluminum sheets, for $1.4 billion. The consideration was to consist of $455 million in cash and the assumption of $945 million in liabilities.
Lumara Health Inc AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc 1,024.4 AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc(AMAG) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Lumara Health Inc, a Chesterfield-based pharmaceutical company, for an estimated $1.024 billion. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $600 million in cash, 3.21 million AMAG shares valued at $74.407 million and $350 million in profit-related payments. The shares were valued based on AMAG's closing stock price of $23.18 on 26 September 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Concurrently, Perrigo Co PLC of Ireland, through its subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire certain assets of Lumara Health Inc for $82 million in cash.
Advanstar Inc UBM PLC 972.0 UBM PLC of the UK definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Advanstar Inc (Advanstar), a Santa Monica-based provider of multimedia production services, for an estimated $972 million from Anchorage Capital Group LLC, Veronis Suhler Stevenson Partners LLC, New York Life Capital Partners LLC, Citigroup Private Equity and Ares Management LP. Originally, in July 2014, Advanstar was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
Move Inc News Corp 899.2 News Corp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Move Inc, a Campbell-based provider of online real estate information services, via agreed offer for $21 in cash per share, or a total value of $899.222 million.
Cole Capital Partners,Cole Capital Advisors RCS Capital Corp 830.0 RCS Capital Corp (RCS), unit of RCS Capital LLC, definitively agreed to acquire Cole Capital Partners LLC and Cole Capital Advisors Inc, a Phoenix-based real estate investment trust, from American Realty Capital Properties Inc for $830 million. The consideration was to consist of $200 million in cash, the assumption of $300 million in liabilities, $200 million in RCS Class A common stock, and up to $130 million in profit-related payments.
Bluestem Brands Inc Capmark Financial Group Inc 565.0 Capmark Financial Group Inc, a unit of GMAC Commercial Holding SPV, definitively agreed to acquire Bluestem Brands Inc, an Eden Prairie-based retail company, for an estimated $565 million in cash. Originally, in March 2014, Bluestem Brands Inc was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
Accelerated Prodn Svcs Inc Dover Corp 430.0 Dover Corp acquired Accelerated Production Services Inc, a Woodlands-based manufacturer of artificial lift and equipment solutions, for an estimated $430 million.
Einstein Noah Rest Group Inc Investor Group 376.0 An investor group comprised of Jab Beech Inc, a unit of Johann A Benckiser SE, and BDT Capital Partners LLC, a unit of BDT & Co LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc (ENRG), a Lakewood-based owner and operator of coffee shops, via a tender offer for $20.25 in cash per share, or a total value of $376.006 million. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of ENRG's shares being tendered on a fully-diluted basis.
Ambit Biosciences Corp Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd 351.0 Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd of Japan, through its undisclosed subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Ambit Biosciences Corp, a San Diego-based biotechnology company, via a tender offer for $351.003 million. The consideration was to consist of $15 in cash per share and up to $81.001 million in profit-related payments. The offer was conditioned upon at least 50% of Ambit Biosciences Corp's shares being tendered.
55 W Monroe,Chicago,Illinois John Hancock Real Estate Group 244.0 John Hancock Real Estate Group, a unit of Manulife Financial Corp, acquired the 55 West Monroe, a Chicago-based 40-story Class A building for $244 million.
Gulf Coast Gas Pipeline Assets Enlink Midstream Operating LP 235.0 EnLink Midstream Operating LP, a unit of EnLink Midstream Partners LP, definitively agreed to acquire the Gulf Coast natural gas pipeline assets of Chevron Pipe Line Co, a Bellaire-based owner and operator of crude and petroleum pipelines, and Chevron Midstream Pipelines LLC, units of Chevron Corp, for an estimated $235 million.
DDR Corp-Shopping Centers(3) Excel Trust Inc 223.0 Excel Trust Inc acquired three shopping centers of DDR Corp, a Beachwood-based real estate investment firm, for an estimated $223 million.
Bison Pipeline LLC TC Pipelines LP 215.0 TC Pipelines LP agreed to acquire the remaining 30% interest which it did not already own in Bison Pipeline LLC, a Houston-based provider of natural gas transmission and distribution services, from TransCanada Pipeline USA Ltd, a unit of TransCanada Corp, for $215 million in cash.
Eclipse Inc Melrose Industries PLC 158.0 Melrose Industries PLC of UK agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Eclipse Inc, a Rockford-based manufacturer of industrial products and systems for industrial heating and drying applications, for $158 million in cash.
Bates Container LLC Smurfit Kappa Group PLC 157.5 Smurfit Kappa Group PLC of Ireland agreed to acquire Bates Container LLC, a North Richardson Hills-based manufacturer and wholesaler of corrugated packaging products, for UDS 157.5 million. The consideration was to consist of $150 million in cash and $7.5 in profit-related payments.
Revel Casino Hotel,Atlantic City Brookfield US Holdings Inc 110.0 Brookfield US Holdings LLC, a unit of Brookfield Asset Management Inc (Brookfield), agreed to acquire bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel (Revel), an Atlantic City-based casino hotel, for $110 million via an auction. Originally, in June 2014, Revel announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company. Polo North Country Club Inc and Brookfield were named potential bidders.
Producers Ag Insurance Group Inc HCC Insurance Holdings Inc 110.0 HCC Insurance Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Producers Ag Insurance Group Inc, an Amarillo-based provider of crop insurance services, from CUNA Mutual Group for an estimated $110 million.
Independence Oilfield Chem LLC Innospec Inc 100.0 Innospec Inc of the UK definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Independence Oilfield Chemicals LLC, a The Woodlands-based manufacturer and wholesaler of industrial chemicals, from CSL Capital Management LLC for an estimated UDS 100 million.
Lumara Health Inc-Cert Asts Perrigo Co Plc 82.0 Perrigo Co PLC of Ireland, through its subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire certain assets of Lumara Health Inc, a Chesterfield-based pharmaceutical company, for $82 million in cash. The transaction was to include Clindesse (clindamycin phosphate) Vaginal Cream, 2%, Gynazole-1 (Butoconazole Nitrate Vaginal Cream USP, 2%) , and Evamist (estradiol transdermal spray). Concurrently, AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital Lumara Health Inc for $1.024 billion.
US Ret Income Fund VII LP-Shopping Centers(6) New Market Properties LLC 74.2 New Market Properties LLC, a unit of Preferred Apartment Communities Inc, through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries Deltona Landing LLC, Powder Springs-Macland Retail LLC, NMP Kingwood Glen LLC, Parkway Centre LLC, Barclay Crossing LLC and Sweetgrass Corner LLC, acquired six grocery-anchored retail shopping centers located in Orlando and Tampa, Florida, Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia Charleston, South Carolina, and Houston, Texas, for $74.2 million from US Retail Income Fund VII LP.
Houston Offshore Engineering WS Atkins PLC 73.0 Ws Atkins PLC of the UK acquired Houston Offshore Engineering LLC, a Houston-based provider of engineering services, for $73 million.
Radar Industries Inc Shiloh Industries Inc 57.9 Shiloh Industries Inc, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, acquired Radar Technologies Inc, a Warren-based manufacturer of metal stampings and machined parts, for $57.9 million. The consideration consisted of $44.2 million in cash and the assumption of up to $13.7 million in liabilities.
Sthrn Lumber Co Inc-Operating Canfor Corp 48.7 Canfor Corp of Canada agreed to acquire the operating assets of Southern Lumber Co Inc, a Jackson-based manufacturer and seller of lumber products, for $48.7 million. The transaction was to include the sawmill located in Hermanville, Mississippi.
Sage Labs Inc Horizon Discovery Group PLC 48.0 Horizon Discovery Group PLC of UK agreed to acquire Sage Labs Inc, a Boyertown-based provider of research and development services, for an estimated $48 million in cash. The consideration was to consist of $16 million in cash and 10.958 million newly-issued shares valued at an estimated $32 million.
CoreLogic Inc-Collateral Solutions Mortgage Contracting Services 45.0 Mortgage Contracting Services LLC acquired the collateral solutions and field services business units from CoreLogic Inc, an Irvine-based provider of ecommerce information services, for $45 million. The consideration consisted of $25 million and $20 million in profit-related payments.
Spring Valley Retail Center,Washington Washington RE Investment Trust 40.5 Washington Real Estate Investment Trust acquired Spring Valley Retail Center, a Washington DC-based shopping center, for $40.5 million.
UNSi GTT Communications Inc 40.0 GTT Communications Inc (GTT) acquired United Network Services Inc, a Carrolton-based provider of voice and data carrier services, for $40 million in cash and undisclosed amount of GTT common shares.
Cambridge Sound Management LLC Investor Group 20.2 An investor group comprised of Gladstone Investment Corp (Gladstone) and Boston Harbor Capital Partners LLC planned to acquire Cambridge Sound Management LLC, a Waltham-based manufacturer and retailer of sound masking systems, for the assumption of $20.2 million in liabilities and undisclosed amount in Gladstone common shares.
Custom Blenders Inc Darling Ingredients Inc 18.8 Darling Ingredients Inc acquired Custom Blenders Inc, a Terre Haute-based provider of food and bakery waste recycling services, for $18.75 million.
Oakmont Home Builders-Real Estate Assets LGI Homes Inc 15.0 LGI Homes Inc definitively agreed to acquire the real estate assets of Oakmont Home Builders Inc, a Charlotte-based real estate development firm, for an estimated $15 million. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $15 million and an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
Britco Structures (USA) LLC WesternOne Inc 8.5 WesternOne Inc of Canada raised its interest to 64.55% from 44.55% by acquiring a 20% stake in Britco Structures (USA) LLC, a Waco-based oil and gas infrastructure construction company, for $8.5 million.
Graystone Crossing Wheeler REIT Inc 5.4 Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc acquired Graystone Crossing, a Tega Cay-baed shopping center, for $5.4 million.
Precision Devices Inc-Certain Assets Wi2Wi Corp 3.1 Wi2Wi Corp (Wi2Wi) of Canada agreed to acquire certain assets and trade liabilities of Precision Devices Inc, a Middleton-based manufacturer of crystals, crystal filters and oscillators, from Avrio Technology Group LLC, a unit of LaSalle Capital Group LP, for $3.062 million. The consideration was to consist of the issuance of 4.461 million of Wi2Wi common shares valued at $0.562 million and $2.5 million in secured subordinated convertible debentures. The shares were valued based on Wi2Wi's closing stock price of $0.117 on 30 December 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Texas H2O-Water Systems Aqua Texas Inc 2.8 Aqua Texas Inc, a unit of Aqua America Inc, acquired nine water and wastewater systems assets of Texas H2O Inc, a Mansfield-based water utility company, for $2.8 million.
Triangle Biosystems Inc Harvard Bioscience Inc 1.6 Harvard Bioscience Inc (Harvard) acquired the entire share capital of Triangle Biosystems Inc, a Durham-based manufacturer of neurological research equipment, for an estimated $1.6 million in cash. Concurrently, Harvard acquired Multi Channel Systems MCS GmbH.
Coubox Mobile Lads Corp 1.1 Mobile Lads Corp (Mobile) of UK acquired Coubox, a developer of mobile applications software, for $1.14 million. The consideration consisted of 3 million common shares of Mobile. The shares were valued based on Mobile's closing stock price of $0.38 on 30 September 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Organic Food Brokers LLC Innovative Food Holdings Inc 0.5 Innovative Food Holdings Inc acquired the entire share capital of Organic Food Brokers LLC, a Boulder-based provider of food brokerage services, for $0.525 million. The consideration consisted of $0.1 million in cash, $0.2 million in convertible bonds and up to $0.255 million in profit-related payments.
Coronet Metals US Inc First Liberty Power Corp 0.2 First Liberty Power Corp signed a letter of intent to acquire a 50% interest in Coronet Metals US Inc, a Las Vegas-based gold and silver mining company, from Coronet Metals Inc for $0.2 million in cash.
AMK Welding Inc Air Industries Group Inc   Air Industries Group Inc acquired AMK Welding Inc, a South Windsor-based provider of welding and machining services, from Dynamic Materials Corp.
Offenbacher Aquatics Inc Antson Capital Partners LLC   Antson Capital Partners LLC acquired Offenbacher Aquatics Inc, a Lanham-based retailer of outdoor furniture and other products, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
TCS Technologies LLC ARI Network Services Inc   ARI Network Services Inc acquired TCS Technologies LLC, a Cookeville-based provider of software, website, and digital marketing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Crawford Advisors LLC AssuredPartners Inc   AssuredPartners Inc, a unit of GTCR LLC, through its AssuredPartners of Maryland LLC subsidiary, acquired Crawford Advisors LLC, a Hunt Valley-based benefits consulting and brokerage company, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Applicators Sales & Svc Inc Beacon Roofing Supply Inc   Beacon Roofing Supply Inc acquired Applicators Sales & Service Inc, a Portland-based wholesaler of residential roofing, siding, windows and related accessories .
Van Tuyl Group Inc Berkshire Hathaway Inc   Berkshire Hathaway Inc definitively agreed to acquire Van Tuyl Group Inc (Van), a Phoenix-based provider of management consulting services in auto dealership groups. Upon completion, Van was to be known as Berkshire Hathaway Automotive.
Wolf & Co LLP BKD LLP   BKD LLP, a unit of The Hanke Group, agreed to merge with Wolf & Co LLP, an Oakbrook Terrace-based Certified Public Accounting (CPA) and business advisory firm.
Trim Tech of Austin Inc Builders FirstSource Inc   Builders FirstSource Inc acquired Trim Tech of Austin Inc, a Hutto-based wholesaler of household interior products.
The Mass Adult Day Health Civitas Solutions Inc   Civitas Solutions Inc, a unit of NMH Investment LLC, acquired The Mass Adult Day Health Alliance, a provider of adult day health programs. Terms were not disclosed.
AA Insurance Services Confie Seguros Inc   Confie Seguros Inc, a unit of Abry Partners LLC, acquired AA Insurance Services, a Lockport-based provider of insurance brokerage services. Concurrently, Confie Seguros Inc acquired Parietti & McGuire Inc and Insurance Now LLC.
Insurance Now LLC Confie Seguros Inc   Confie Seguros Inc, a unit of Abry Partners LLC, acquired Insurance Now LLC, a Bellingham-based provider of insurance brokerage services. Concurrently, Confie Seguros Inc acquired AA Insurance Services and Parietti & McGuire Inc.
Sanomedics International Holdings Inc Creditors   Sanomedics International Holdings Inc, a Miami-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical equipment, agreed to a debt restructuring transaction with creditors. The book value of the existing debt that was to be exchanged under the terms of the offer was approximately $1.0 million.
Unwired Technology LLC Delphi Automotive PLC   Delphi Automotive PLC agreed to acquire Unwired Technology LLC, a Woodbury-based manufacturer of wireless headphones and transmitters, from American Capital Ltd. Terms were not disclosed.
Papa Johns Intl Inc-Franchises(2) Dixie Foods International Inc   Dixie Foods International Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire two franchises, located in Fresno, California of Papa Johns International Inc, a Louisville-based owner and operator of pizza delivery and carryout restaurants.
GWP Holdings LLC Dobbs Management Service LLC   Dobbs Management Service LLC acquired GWP Holdings LLC, a Seattle-based owner and operater of truck dealerships, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Sun & Sun Industries Inc Eco-Shift Power Corp   Eco-Shift Power Corp of Canada signed a etter of ntent to acquire Sun & Sun Industries Inc, a Santa Ana-based provider of lighting management services.
Av-Tech Inds Inc-Cert Assets Fastenal Co   Fastenal Co acquired certain assets of Av-Tech Industries Inc, an Arlington-based wholesaler of aerospace and commercial fasteners.
United Community Bank First Farmers Financial Corp   First Farmers Financial Corp (First Farmers) agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Oakwood-based United Community Bank from Oakwood Bancorp Inc. Concurrently, First Farmers agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Community Bank and First National Bank of Chrisman.
Community Bank First Farmers Financial Corp   First Farmers Financial Corp (First Farmers) agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Hoopeston-based Community Bank from Wellington Bancorp Inc. Concurrently, First Farmers agreed to acquire the entire share capital of United Community Bank and First National Bank of Chrisman.
First Natl Bank of Chrisman First Farmers Financial Corp   First Farmers Financial Corp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Chrisman-based First National Bank of Chrisman from Chrisman Bancorp Inc. Concurrently, First Farmers agreed to acquire the entire share capital of United Community Bank and Community Bank.
Vendavo Inc Francisco Partners Management   Francisco Partners Management LLC acquired Vendavo Inc, a Mountain View-based provider of business-to- business pricing solutions services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Resource Action Programs Franklin Energy Services LLC   Franklin Energy Services LLC acquired Resource Action Programs, a Sparks-based provider of education-based energy efficiency programs.
AVI-SPL Inc-Hotel,Equipment Freeman Co   Freeman Co acquired the hotel, equipment rental and event production services divisions of AVI-SPL Inc, a Tampa-based provider of audio and video communication services.
Kellermeyer Bergensons GI Partners LLP   GI Partners LLP definitively agreed to acquire Kellermeyer Bergensons Services LLC, a Maumee-based provider of contract cleaning and facilities support services, from Kohlberg & Co LLC in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Certegy Check Svcs Inc-Gaming Global Payments Inc   Global Payments Inc definitively agreed to acquire the gaming business of Certegy Check Services Inc, a St. Petersburg-based provider of check risk management, authorization, and loss prevention and credit card processing services and a unit of Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
Orchid Underwriters Agency Inc Gryphon Investors Inc   Gryphon Investors Inc definitively agreed to acquire Orchid Underwriters Agency Inc, a Vero Beach-based provider of underwriter insurance services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Dumont Co Inc Hawkins Inc   Hawkins Inc definitively agreed to acquire The Dumont Co Inc, an Oviedo-based manufacturer and wholesaler of chemicals for water treatment.
NOMISe Systems Inc HealthCare Insights LLC   Healthcare Insights LLC, a unit of Insurance Services Office Inc, ultimately owned by Verisk Analytics Inc, merged with NOMISe Systems Inc, an Algonquin-based developer of hospital cost accounting and patient analytics solutions software.
Manalto Inc Healthlinx Ltd   Healthlinx Ltd of Australia agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Manalto Inc, a Venice-based developer of social media management software.
Vermont Casting Inc HNI Corp   HNI Corp, through its Hearth & Home Technologies business, acquired Vermont Castings Inc, a Bethel-based manufacturer of hearth stoves and fireplaces, from Monessen Hearth Systems Inc, a unit of Riverside Co, for an undisclosed amount in cash.
Kuykendall Gardner Risk-Assets Hub International Ltd   Hub International Ltd, a unit of Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired the assets of Kuykendall Gardner Risk & Insurance Brokers, a Winter Park-based provider of insurance brokerage services. Terms were not disclosed.
Threshold Consulting Inc Huron Consulting Group Inc   Huron Consulting Group Inc acquired Threshold Consulting Inc, a Clearwater-based provider of cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) applications, data warehousing and business intelligence solutions. Terms were not disclosed.
KPA Services LLC Investor Group   An investor group comprised of CIVC Partners LP, a unit of Bank of America Corp, and the management of KPA Services LLC (KPA) acquired KPA, a Lafayette-based provider of management consulting services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Miller Environmental Services Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Trinity Hunt Partners LP and the management of Miller Environmental Services Inc (Miller), acquired Miller, a Corpus Christi-based provider of environmental and industrial services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Symphony Management Consulting itelligence Inc   Itelligence Inc, a unit of the Itelligence AG subsidiary of NTT Data Corp's NTT Data Europe GmbH & Co KG unit, acquired symphony Management Consulting, a Charlotte-based provider of consulting services. NTT Data Corp was a unit of Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp.
Excel Micro Inc j2 Global Inc   j2 Global Inc acquired Excel Micro Inc, a Philadelphia-based provider of distribution of cloud email security and archiving solution services. Terms were not disclosed.
Realty Select Inc Jack Gaughen LLC   Jack Gaughen LLC, a unit of NRT LLC, ultimately owned by Realogy Holdings Corp, acquired Realty Select Inc, located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a provider of real estate brokerage services. On completion, the merged entity was renamed Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
Qubera Solutions-Cert Asts KPMG LLP   KPMG LLP, a unit of KPMG International of the Netherlands, acquired certain assets of Qubera Solutions, a Redwood City-based provider of information technology services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Kwik Jobs Inc Labor Smart Inc   Labor Smart Inc acquired Kwik Jobs Inc, a Birmingham-based provider of staffing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Covenant Review LLC Leeds Equity Partners LLC   Leeds Equity Partners LLC partnered with Covenant Review LLC's executives, Adam Cohen and Paul Ciasullo, to acquire an undisclosed majority stake in Covenant Review LLC, a New York-based provider of consulting services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Interior Specialists Inc Littlejohn & Co LLC   Littlejohn & Co LLC acquired Interior Specialists Inc, a Carlsbad-based provider of interior design services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Civergy Inc Mount Knowledge Holdings Inc   Mount Knowledge Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Civergy Inc, a Landover-based provider of energy security, cybersecurity and document intelligence.
Electn Publishing Svcs Inc MPS North America LLC   MPS North America LLC, a unit of MPS Ltd, acquired Electronic Publishing Services Inc, a New York-based publishing company and content creation company
Orchard Square Partners LLC Neuberger Berman Group LLC   Neuberger Berman Group LLC agreed to acquire a 50% interest in Orchard Square Partners LLC, a New York-based hedge fund firm, from Ramius LLC, a unit of Cowen Group Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Tennessee Hardwood-Assets Northeast Wood Products LLC   Northeast Wood Products LLC, unit of The Mohegan Tribe, acquired the equipment and assets of Tennessee Hardwood Pellets LLC, a Kenton-based manufacturer of wood fiber pellets.
MedSynergies Inc Optum Inc   Optum Inc, a unit of UnitedHealth Group Inc, definitively agreed to acquire MedSynergies Inc, an Irving-based provider of medical practice support services.
Solebury Capital LLC PNC Finl Svcs Grp Inc   PNC Financial Services Group Inc (PNC) agreed to acquire Solebury Capital LLC (Solebury), a New Hope-based provider of global advisory services. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in September 2014, PNC was rumored to be planning to acquire Solebury. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources close to the situation, the deal was valued at an estimated $50 million.
Premier Payment Systems Inc Posera-HDX Inc   Posera-HDX Inc of Canada signed a letter of intent to acquire Premier Payments Solutions Inc, an Oak Brook-based provider of payment processing solutions. Terms were not disclosed.
Pops Edibles Primco Management Inc   Primco Management Inc acquired a 51% interest in Pops Edibles, a San Francisco-based manufacturer of medical edible products.
BravePoint Inc Progressive Software Inc   Progressive Software Inc, a unit of xpient Solutions LLC, acquired BravePoint LLC, a Norcross-based provider of information technology services, from Chesapeake Utilities Corp.
MobileSpaces Inc Pulse Secure LLC   Pulse Secure LLC acquired MobileSpaces Inc, a Silver Spring-based developer of mobile security software.
Riverside Manufacturing Co Resilience Capital Partners   Resilience Capital Partners LLC acquired Riverside Manufacturing Co, a Moultrie-based manufacturer and wholesaler of men's work wear and casual apparel, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Clark Engineering & Surveying Ryan-Biggs Associates PC   Ryan-Biggs Associates PC merged with New Lebanon-based Clark Engineering & Surveying PC (Clark). On completion, Clark was named Ryan Biggs Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying PC.
InStep Software LLC Schneider Electric SA   Schneider Electric SA of France agreed to acquire InStep Software LLC, a Chicago-based provider of management and predictive analytics software products and solutions. Terms were not disclosed.
Mackinac Savings Bank FSB Seminole Tribe of Florida Inc   Seminole Tribe Of Florida Inc agreed to acquire Boynton Beach-based Mackinac Savings Bank FSB. Terms were not disclosed.
NexPoint Residential Trust Inc Shareholders   NexPoint Credit Strategies Fund planned to spin off its NexPoint Residential Trust Inc unit, a Dallas-based real estate investment trust, to its shareholders.
Masco Corp-Installation Shareholders   Masco Corp, a Taylor-based manufacturer of building and home improvement products, planned to spin off its installation and other services business to its shareholders.
RE Uptegraff Manufacturing Co Shenda Electric Group Co Ltd   Shenda Electric Group Co Ltd of China acquired RE Uptegraff Manufacturing Co, a Scottdale-based manufacturer and wholesaler of transformers and reactors. Terms were not disclosed.
Shopkick Inc SK Planet Inc   SK Planet Inc, a wholly-owned unit of SK Telecom Co (SK Telecom), agreed to acquire Shopkick Inc (Shopkick), a Redwood-based provider of application services. Originally, In September 2014, SK Telecom was rumored to be planning to acquire Shopkick.
Brown Bros Harriman-Global Custody Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken   Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Ab of Sweden agreed to acquire the global custody technology and services of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co, a New York-based commercial bank.
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc SoftBank Corp   Softbank Corp of Japan was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc, a Glendale-based provider of computer generated animated films production and distribution services. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $3.400 billion.
BancTec Inc SourceHOV LLC   SourceHOV LLC (SHL) agreed to merge with BancTec Inc, an Irving-based provider of systems integration services, from HandsOn3 LLC in exchange for SHL stock in a stock swap transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Exelon Corp-Quail Run Energy Starwood Energy Group Global   Starwood Energy Group Global LLC agreed to acquire the Quail Run Energy Center from Exelon Corp, a Chicago-based electric and gas utility company, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
PES Payroll Talent Partners Inc   Talent Partners Inc acquired PES Payroll, a Burbank-based provider of crew payroll and production support services. Terms were not disclosed.
NOVA Safety & Environmental TRC Cos Inc   TRC Cos Inc acquired NOVA Safety & Environmental, a Lowell-based provider of safety training and environmental services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
QC Corp Verdesian Life Sciences LLC   Verdesian Life Sciences LLC, a unit of Paine & Partners LLC, acquired QC Corp, a Baltimore-based manufacturer and wholesaler of granular and dry micronutrients and ferrous sulfate products. Terms were not disclosed.
Johnson Capital Grp-Loan Origination Walker & Dunlop Inc   Walker & Dunlop Inc agreed to acquire the loan origination and servicing platform of Johnson Capital Group, an Irvine-based real estate investment banking firm. Terms were not disclosed.
Business Only Broadband LLC Windstream Holdings Inc   Windstream Holdings Inc acquired Business Only Broadband LLC, a Westmont-based provider of wireless broadband services. Terms were not disclosed.
Dominick & Dominick LLC Wunderlich Securities Inc   Wunderlich Securities Inc definitively agreed to acquire Dominick & Dominick LLC, a New York-based provider of wealth management services. Terms were not disclosed.
Xenobiotic Laboratories Inc WuXi PharmaTech(Cayman)Inc   Wuxi Pharmatech (Cayman) Inc of China acquired XenoBiotic Laboratories Inc, a Plainsboro-based biotechnology company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
ETEX Corp Zimmer Holdings Inc   Zimmer Holdings Inc acquired ETEX Holdings Inc, a Cambridge-based manufacturer and wholesaler of calcium phosphate-based biomaterials. Terms were not disclosed.
US M&A Deals Announced September 28 - October 3, 2014      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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